All biology majors must compete the following core classes and choose one of the emphasis areas.
Note: Entry requirements differ among graduate schools. Students are responsible to contact the graduate schools in which they are interested to determine these requirements.
|Biology Major (B.S.) Requirements||73–75 units|
CHEM 151General Chemistry*/**
CHEM 152General Chemistry II**
CHEM 251Organic Chemistry – Theory I
CHEM 252Organic Chemistry – Theory II
CHEM 261Organic Chemistry – Lab
CHEM 262Organic Chemistry – Lab
MATH 151Applied Calculus I
MATH 152Applied Calculus II
|Select two the following:|
PHYC 151Physics for Life Sciences I*/**
PHYC 152Physics for Life Sciences II**
PHYC 161Physics for Science and Engineering I*/**
PHYC 162Physics for Science and Engineering II**
BIOL 151General Biology I*
BIOL 152General Biology II
BIOL 240Biology of Microorganisms
BIOL 280Cell Biology
BIOL 496Senior Seminar: Ethics and the Sciences*
|Program Emphasis Requirements||18 units|
|All biology majors must complete the core requirements as well as the requirements for one of the emphasis areas:|
*Meets a General Studies (or elective) requirement.
**This course may be waived with appropriate Advanced Placement test score.